Staff Product Designer Affirm. Product Design at Affirm drives business success by exceeding user’s expectations. We are guided by core experience principles:. Anything, Everywhere. : We quickly and reliably enable our customers to transact, anywhere they need it. We empower them to shop and pay how and when they want.. Intelligently Anticipate. : We simplify customers’ decision-making by showing them where to go.. Refreshingly Honest. : We build trust and always do the right thing. It’s on us to deliver honesty and simplicity in our experiences. . Brief, Personal, and Brilliant. : Our customer’s experience gets better as they use Affirm, and we can provide exceptional value. . Reaffirm. : Recognize, celebrate, and create joy so that customers consistently choose Affirm again and again.. We are a collaborative, remote-first team that is driven, highly skilled, and humble. We are looking for an experience Senior Product Designer to join on our team at a critical juncture to help define, build upon, and evangelize the Affirm’s Design System.. The Design Systems team is a small group of systems thinkers & connectors focused on the cohesive strategy of building, scaling, maturing, and improving our Design System. As Affirm scales, the Design System is an integral piece of ensuring a premium, elegant, consistent, trustworthy, delightful experience for our users. . What You'll Do. Be the visual architect of Affirm’s Design System. Lead the refinement of the visual language of the Affirm Design System. Design scalable systems and frameworks with a focus on clarity, performance and high craft and visual luster.. Deeply understand the user experience and clearly communicate and document consistencies and help remove discrepancies in the experience across platforms.. Help create detailed documentation for the Affirm Design System to outline guidelines and standards. Collaborate across functions including: Engineering, Design, Content Design, Product, Product Marketing, and Compliance & Legal when appropriate. Be an expert on our Design System and engage with teams across Affirm to educate, inform, and answer questions. Help to enable Designers, Engineers, & Product folks work more efficiently. Analyze the internal (efficiency) & external (user impact) of design system components & features. What We Look For. Exceptional visual design & information architecture skills with a balanced understanding of ‘just right’ design & timeliness. Experience successfully designing and building scalable design systems. Technical understanding of how to build and architect design systems. Comfort in ambiguity: you are able to self-direct, prioritize, and clearly communicate with stakeholders in shifting environments. Reliability: you communicate clearly and follows through. Humility: you recognize the efforts & importance of all contributors to the Design System. Nice to Haves. Experience with consumer finance, mobile apps and/or payments. Experience with motion / animation. Please note that visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Staff Product Designer at Affirm